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Career Resources

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

Where can I find out about different careers? Where can I learn the education requirements and salaries for a job in my chosen field? What fields have the most jobs now? What should I study in college to prepare for a certain job?

  • Start with our summary of 60 different careers in our Career Guide.
  • View our partner Kidspiration's videos and find out what real kid interviewers learned from professionals about their careers.
  • For more information try the The Occupational Outlook Handbook from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics and Canada's Employment and Social Development site. Both have lots of occupation descriptions and labor market projections.
  • Also, see the O*Net Online interactive database of occupations, skills, and interests.
  • The Career Choices site, Career Exploration Links from the University of California at Berkeley, Exploring Occupations from the University of Manitoba, the Career Search page from the Princeton Review, and this Career Browser from the College Board all have additional listings and some links.
  • Job Profiles.com has specific information and advice from individuals working in a variety of careeers.
  • Science students may want to read Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond.
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